The director of Jamaica’s National HIV/STI Programme notes the stark choice unemployed women sometimes face between feeding their families and having safer sex. In this video interview with UN Women, she outlines some of the social and legal challenges that leave women and girls 15–24 years old particularly vulnerable to HIV.
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet was the special guest at the UN’s daily press briefing on 25 January 2011. She unveiled her vision and 100-day action plan for UN Women.
The opening on 24 January 2011 of the First Regular Session of the UN Women Executive Board, 24–26 January 2011, was webcast. (Source: UN Webcast.)
Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Participants included Sharon D’Agostino, Vice President, Corporate Contributions, Johnson & Johnson and Shupe Makashinyi, Equality Now, Zimbabwe.
Video of the meeting of the 3rd Committee of the UN General Assembly, 11 October 2010, including a speech by and question-and-answer period with Ms. Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General, UN Women.
Ms. Michelle Bachelet, the new Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of UN Women, spoke to the press at the Spokeperson’s Noon Briefing, 22 September 2010.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today named former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet to head UN Women, a newly created entity to oversee all of the world body’s programmes aimed at promoting women’s rights and full participation in global affairs.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on 14 September 2010 the appointment of former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet as the Under-Secretary-General to head the newly established UN Women.
In a bid to accelerate the empowerment of women and girls, the General Assembly today voted unanimously create a dynamic new entity that merges four separate United Nations offices focusing on gender equality.